Ganesha

  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' winner Rajniesh Duggall begins shooting for new rom-com 'Direct Ishq Ho Gaya' July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After winning the reality show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi', Rajniesh Duggall has now signed for a romantic-comedy, titled 'Direct Ishq Ho Gaya'. To be directed by 'My Friend Ganesha' director, Rajiv Ruia, the film will star Nidhi Subbaiah opposite Duggall. The shooting for the film is currently in progress at Varanasi,...
  • Bal Ganesha Sadhil Kapoor to now host a talk show February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Child actor Sadhil Kapoor, known for his role of The Bal Ganesha on TV, will now be seen as Captian Tiao on a talk show which will be aired on Disney Channel. The eight-year-old, who has been a part of numerous television shows and commercials, will now interview famous personalities...
  • Australian brewery juxtaposes Ganesha's face, Lakshmi's body on beer bottle November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Brookvale Union, an Australian brewery from New South Wales has a juxtaposed image of Hindu god Ganesha's head and Hindu goddess Lakshmi's body on its ginger beer bottles. This image has upset some Indians in Australia. "Is it just me or does anyone else find this ginger beer...
  • Bangalore: Milk, curd price to go up after Ganesha Chathurthi September 3, 2013

    Bangalore: The milk and curd are likely to cost Rs 2 more from September 11. According to sources, the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) has decided to increase the price of milk and curd by Rs 2 per Kilo after the Ganesh Chathurthi festival. The KMF is the second largest cooperative...
  • Kannada writer-director Kunigal Nagabhushan passes away June 24, 2013

    Karnataka: Veteran Kannada director and script writer Kunigal Nagabhushan died following a cardiac arrest in a city hospital today. 70-year old Nagabhushan was rushed to the Fortis Hospitallate last night after he complained of breathing problem. He suffered two heart attacks while being treated in the hospital and died in...
  • Mumbai: Last day of Ganesh utsav, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Security has been tightened and 25,000 policemen have been deployed across Mumbai. The BSF and SRPF have also stepped in. ...
  • Nargis Fakhri moves to tears on Ganesh puja September 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Nargis Fakhri paid her obeisance at the famous Andheri Ka Raja Ganapati here, but the atmosphere moved her to tears. "I'm very emotional and I think that being here (Andheri Ke Raja Ganapati) is such a blessing. I am so grateful because I have always been interested in...
  • Mumbai set for Ganpati visarjan, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Mumbai: It is the last day of Ganesh Utsav on Saturday and people across India, especially Mumbai, are all set for the immersion of Ganesh idols. Several street processions will be taken out in Mumbai on Saturday, with the police saying that over 90,000 idols will be immersed at 84...
  • Watch: Salman Khan bids goodbye to Lord Ganesha September 21, 2012

    Actor Salman Khan along with his family participated in Ganesha visarjan in Mumbai. ...
  • Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi September 21, 2012

    From Asha Bhosle to Kareena Kapoor, all Bollywood stars celebrate the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Take a look at how the stars are celebrating the festival this year. ...
  • Bollywood welcomes Ganpati, celebrates Ganesh Utsav September 20, 2012

    Maharasthra's biggest festival is on and like every year, this year too B-town ushered Lord Ganesh in style. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi festival commences in Mumbai September 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Lord Ganesh, the Hindu god of wisdom and prosperity arrived in the homes of his devotees amid traditional fervour, pomp and gaiety. The ten-day Ganesh festival began on Wednesday with the "pratisthanpana" (installation) of the Ganpati idols in Sarvajanik pandals and households. The iconic 78-year-old 'Lalbaugcha' Raja, the 22 feet...
  • Bangalore: Lightweight Ganeshas slacken clay idols' sale September 19, 2012

    Bangalore: This year, the traditionally designed clay Ganesha idols that Karnataka artists specialise in, have found a few takers and idols designed using other raw materials like plaster of paris, chalk and papier-mache have witnessed an increased demand. According to the artists associations in the city, groups showcasing the festivities...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: 18,000 policemen guard festivities in Mumbai September 19, 2012

    The 10-day festival is widely celebrated across Maharashtra, especially in Mumbai which boasts of having made 10,000 ganapati mandals this year. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi special: How to make 'modak' September 19, 2012

    CNN-IBN visits sweet shops in Mumbai to know how to make the best 'modak' this Ganesh Chaturthi. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: Bangalore makes 30 ft tall sand statue September 19, 2012

    India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi on Wednesday. ...
  • Make your own eco-friendly Ganesha this year September 18, 2012

    Watch how you can make an eco-friendly Ganesha for the Ganesha Utsav that begins on Tuesday. ...
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain. Pattnaik's 3.5-metre sand sculpture bearing message - "Save The Sea Life" - won in 'People's Choice' and 'Best Positive' sculpture categories. Pattnaik used about...
  • Online groceries: Will it click? June 18, 2012

    K Ganesh, 50, the Energizer Bunny of Indian entrepreneurship, is either angry, annoyed or sarcastic. I can't tell. "VCs (venture capitalists) have a herd mentality. They don't mind funding the sixth baby products site or the eighth (discount) deals site. But one of the reasons we got into this business is...
  • Vasanth starts 'Cool Ganesha' with Jaggesh June 5, 2012

    Comedy hero and politician Jaggesh was 'Ganesh' earlier is now 'Cool Ganesha' now in director Vasanth new venture for new producers Surendra and Suresh. Dhuniya Vijay graced the inaugural and actor Jaggesh profusely thanked Vijay for tips that reduced his weight considerably. 'Cool Ganesha' is the nature of protagonist says Vasanth...
  • Ganesha immerson leaves Mumbai beaches dirty September 23, 2010

    Mumbai: About two lakh Ganeshas were immersed across 80 immersion points in the city on Wednesday. Although BMC officials and volunteers had asked people not to dump flowers and plaster of paris on the beaches, this has not made much of an impact. ...
  • Hyderabad bids goodbye to city's tallest Ganesha September 22, 2010

    The city's tallest Ganesha stood at a height of 52 feet, with special attraction being the laddoo brought from Vishakapatnam weighing 500 kilograms. ...
  • Rice grain Ganesha seeks to enter world records September 17, 2010

    Vadodara: A painting depicting Lord Ganesha on a grain of rice here is vying to get into record books for being the tiniest image of the deity, widely revered as the Remover of Obstacles. Installed at a pandal in Chhani road by an NGO 'Jaago Vadodara Jago', this Ganesha weighs just...
  • Astrolger Bejan Daruwalla bequeaths stellar legacy November 24, 2009

    Mumbai: Renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla annointed India’s largest astrological webportal, GaneshaSpeaks, as the successors to his astrological legacy. He has been associated with it right from its inception in 2003. Passes on his knowledge to 6 proteges GaneshaSpeaks eyes a turnover of INR 1000 million by 2013 “With the grace of Ganesha, I have...
  • Kapoors bid adieu to Ganapati idol, await next year September 5, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbai bid adieu to the elephant-headed God, Ganapati after a ten-day festival that had become a twelve-day festival this year around. On Thursday, September 3 was Anant-chaturdashi, the final day of Ganeshotsav or the Ganapati festival. The day's proceedings in Mumbai saw one of the most popular families in Bollywood...
  • Mumbaikars bid colourful adieu to Lord Ganesha September 3, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbai broke out into a riot of colours, with dances on the street, loud music and revelry as lakhs of people turned up to bid farewell to their beloved elephant-headed God Ganesha in Mumbai on Thursday. The immersion of the Ganesha idols after the 10-day annual festival has started on...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN's special show on Ganeshotsav September 3, 2009

    Take a look at the non-conventional Ganesha idols prepared this year. ...
  • An uncrafted diamond Ganesha idol wows devotees October 3, 2010

    Surat: The Asodaria family in Surat owns a Ganapati idol which is a rough diamond that they imported 10 years ago. The specialty of this rock is that it resembles the Ganesha figure. The diamond was brought into India after its discovery in the mines of Africa. The family ...
  • Saving Ganesha: a fight to save the elephant race August 26, 2009

    At a time when people across the country are praying to Lord Ganesha, the elephant god, elephants in the country continue to be treated with cruelty. An elephant used for carrying tourists on its back runs amok dies with an overdose of tranquilisers. ...
  • Watch: Bangalore chef makes an edible Ganesha August 24, 2009

    One has always heard of Ganesha as the god who loves to eat, but now it seems the tables have been turned. What about an entirely edible Ganesha? Chef C N Krishna from Bangalore created a Ganesha for your taste buds. ...